Lesbian & Gay Psychotherapy Association

LAGPA: Celebrating 25 Years



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who Provides a Safe Environment for Lesbian-Gay-Bisexual-Transsexual Clients in the Greater Los Angeles and Southern California areas

 

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  • Social engagements with other gay and lesbian professional organizations such Southern California LGBT Association
  • Reduced fees for parties and events
  • Networking opportunities with other health care professionals
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We look forward to seeing all of you at our upcoming socials and events. Join us for networking and fun with your friends in the LGBT community!


Latest News & Classifieds
(Winter 2016/2017 newsletter in PDF format) (allow up to 1 -2 minutes to download large file)

  1. Executive Director's Report: Winter 2016-2017: Prove Being Gay! (page 2)
  2. Editor Comment: Outlook from the Editor I: Perspectives by Mary Guillermin (pages 6 - 7)
  3. Contributing Articles
    • A Voice from our Own Community—Don't mourn. Fight like hell by Lorri Jean (pages 8 - 9)
    • Election Related Depression: A New Diagnostic Code by Stuart Altschuler (pages 20 - 22)
    • Outlook from the Editor II: Perspectives from the New York Times and Other Sources (pages 22 - 24)
    • I am a Dangerous Professor by George Yancy (page 24)
    • What Women Lost by Susan Chira (page 25)
    • Is this Collective Trauma? by Neil Gross (page 26)
  4. Social Events
    • Summer Pool Party Photos (pages 13 - 18)
    • Winter Social Photos (pages 46 - 49)
  5. LAGPA Sponsored Booths
    • Models of Pride Photos (page 19)
    • LACPA Booth (page 35)
  6. Elections—Meet our slate of candidates (pages 29 - 30)
  7. Education Forums and Conference (2016 review)
    • What Forgiveness Can Achieve by RJ Molligan (page 31)
    • Becoming a Kink Aware Therapist by Charoline Shahbaz and Peter Chirinos (page 32)
    • 22nd Annual LGBTQI Psychotherapy Conference photos (pages 36 - 43)
  8. Notice: Alameda County Offices looking for mental health professionals (page 30)
  9. Classified Ads (pages 50 - 52)
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    Calendar 2017

    Social Events in Yellow
    Courses, Workshops & Conferences in Green

    April 22
    Great turn out and lots of fun. See you at our next event.

    Movie Night — We'll be watching Moonlight, the Academy Award Winning film for best picture 2017. Gay male centered but all are welcomed. Free event and potluck. Held at Chuck’s apartment in Palms/Culver City area.
    Click here for details.

    April 30
    Full room with about 30 people in attendance. Great information. See you at our next workshop.

    PrEP/PEP Workshop — Free event with free lunch. 3 CE credits available for small fee.
    Click here for details.

    May 13
    Lots of fun for the eight people who attended this intimate dinner and movie at Chuck’s place.

    Lesbian Movie Night — “Reaching for the Moon” (Brazilian) and "But I’m a Cheerleader” (classic comedy). Gay female centered but all are welcomed. Free event and potluck.
    Click here for details.

    June 4

    Law and Ethics for Clinicians with LGBT Focus Workshop by Dr. Larry Hedges — Free event for members with free meals. 6 CE credits available for small fee.
    Click here for details.

    June 25

    Cousin Kate fund-raiser concert for LAGPA held at the SunMoon Retreat Center in Topanga Canyon. Will be a lovely day and funds raised will be split with LAGPA in celebration of our 25th anniversary.
    Click here for details.

    July 6-16

    Outfest (watch for details)
    OutFest Facebook page

    July 16

    Insurance Friendly Therapy Workshop — Free event with free lunch. CE credits available for small fee.
    Click here for details.

    Aug 13

    Annual Summer Pool Party — Largest social event of the year with almost 200 people in attendance.
    Click here for details.

    Sept 17

    Psychotherapy and Supervision with LGBT Focus Workshop by Dr. Larry Hedges — Free event for members with free meals. 6 CE credits available for small fee.
    Click here for details.

    Oct 21

    LACPA Conference booth (all are welcome to staff our booth)

    Oct 29

    Models of Pride Booth (all are welcome to staff our booth)

    Nov

    22nd Annual LGBTQI Conference (1st or 2nd Sunday of the month - watch for details)

     

     

    Click here to see what we did in 2016, 2015, and 2014



    In 2016 the Conference was sold out with 160 attendees. Watch for announcements for the 2017 Conference.

    22nd Annual LGBTQI Psychotherapy Conference

    Date: November 12, 2017
    Mount Saint Mary's University
    Los Angeles, CA

     

    Watch For Press Release

     

    2017 Call For Papers/Presenters

    LAGPA is accepting proposals for our Annual LGBTQI Psychotherapy Conference. The topics should focus on LGBT clients and the knowledge needed by therapists to better serve this population. Click here to download descriptive document.

    • 2017 "Call for Papers/Presenters" PDF

     

    2017 Sponsorship & Advertising Opportunities

    Approximately 100 professionals attend our conference. What better way to reach this targeted audience than to sponsor or advertise? Attached are the appropriate forms. We can still accommodate booths. Please see the attached Sponsorship Form.

    • 2017 Sponsorship: PDF
    • 2017 Advertising: PDF

     

    Want more information? Contact Chuck Stewart

     

     

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